Tag: Crag Martin

Reproduction of the Crag Martin (Ptyonoprogne rupestris) in relation to weather and colony size

Crag Martin (Ptyonoprogne rupestris) Science Article 1 abstract From 1994 to 1999, we investigated how climatic conditions influence the laying dates and number of fledged young of the Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris, a poorly studied colonial martin that, like other aerial feeding birds, is supposed to be highly dependent on weather conditions. Laying dates were […]

Crag Martin (Ptyonoprogne rupestris)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Hirundinidae | [latin] Ptyonoprogne rupestris | [UK] Crag Martin | [FR] Becarde a calotte rousse | [DE] Felsenschwalbe | [ES] Avion roquero | [NL] Rotszwaluw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Chunky hirundine with almost unforked tail. Essentially uniform dusky brown, with almost […]